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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
operational concepts for the forces. we are integrating operations on land in the air force and navy to maintain access in contested regions we are real making sure we are prepared for any opportunity for a challenge that may arise. the pentagon leadership is focused intently on executing the rebalanced. secretaries and leon panetta hosts a video teleconference but this is something new. this is something that secretary gates and then secretary leon panetta have been doing with commanders iraq and afghanistan as a way of keeping involved, keeping in touch, constantly consulting and working on issues and we've decided to do that with admiral law cleared out in honolulu also to keep the tempo of our activities so that the defense department leadership to make decisions effectively and quickly about the asia-pacific region. i am conducting a defense department wide management review to support assess and implement all of those rebalanced initiatives. we are watching every dollar, every ship and a free plane to make sure that we execute our rebalancing effectively. so, in conclusion, we
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in the face of the budget control act. in the navy we're investing in the virginia class submarine and the virginia payload module which will allow our attack submarines to carry torpedo-size weapons and over 60 cruise missiles. we're investing in anti-submarine warfare capabilities to maintain our enormous undersea advantage including pa day, maritime patrol aircraft, the m60 helicopter as well as assets like the broad time maritime sensor van. and the air force is investing the refueling tanker, a new very stealthy bomber and a host of irs investments key to region. one of ouch tenet -- our ten innocent is the to protect the seed corn of the future forest. president obama was crystal clear, very insistent about this himself during our strategy and budget deliberations last winter, and that's what we're doing as we budget. our newest investments, of course, have the shallowest roots, o it's easy to tear them away when budget cuts are made. but we can't afford to do that. we can't afford to lose our technological edge, particularly as we look to the asia-pacific region, so we're pr
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. in the navy, we are blessed in the virginia class submarines in the virginia payload module, which will allow for attack summaries to carry torpedo sized weapons had over 60 cruise missiles. we invest in warfare capabilities to maintain our enormous undersea advantage, including paa, maritime patrol aircraft company and 60 helicopter as well as isr assets, which is essentially americanized global hot. and the air force is investing the refueling tanker, a new very stealthy bomber and a host of isr is meant that will be relevant to the region. one of the key tenets of our defense strategy is to protect our future focused investments, the seed corn of the future force. president obama was crystal clear, very insistent about this himself during our strategy and budget deliberations last winter and that is what he's doing us a budget. our newest investments the course of the shallowest roots, so it is easy to tear them away when budget cuts are made. but we cannot afford to do that. we can't afford to lose our technological edge, particularly as for that to the asia-pacific region. so we are prot
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to take measures to protect their personnel and the navy investigating what happened there. that is the bottom line. >> are based off the coast of libya? itself, what are they doing their? >> i'm not according to get into the location of rss. with respect to security in the region overall, we stand ready to support security for american military and personnel in the region. we have asset in the region to do just that. >> interest in bulk, the two detained later with the benghazi attacks. we are waiting on that? it was on the tv news in turkey. >> i never heard that report and i don't have any information on it. >> as secretary of the region, was there another group operating in yemen -- today have any connection srs -- other than yemen and benghazi -- [inaudible] and what role does dod play? >> well, this is really a question best rectitude the state department. as far as i know, the intelligence community and the united states government still has not reached a final conclusion on that habit in benghazi and precisely who was involved in the attack. christiana. >> you know,
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